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Princes Street

Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
+44 131 510 7555
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
Old Town
+44 131 510 7555
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice view over the castle, good public transport and they have all the shops you could want. Boots, Topshop, Primark, Superdrug, Allsaints, H&M, Urban Outfitters and more.

Thank Fenopy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very busy, full of good shops/resturants and an easy place to get a bus from. Would wear sensable shoes when walking around.

Thank Jessica Kelly H
Reviewed yesterday

Princes Street is possibly the most famous street in Edinburgh. I always remember it from the film Trainspotting. There are lots of shops, bars and restaurants on one side and Princes Street Gardens on the other so you can get your lunch then sit in...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed yesterday

Very busy location for the local transit & can pick up all the local Tour Buses. Busy location for downtown office workers & has several hotel locations to stay & be close by. Shopping & restaurants convenient , lots of people congestion, but little to...More

Thank Conrad S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an interesting part of Edinburgh where you have shopping on one side and the heritage on the other. You can experience both sites in one go with the view of Edinburgh castle in a distance. A must see.

Thank zenaibyousaf
Reviewed 2 days ago

Could be anywhere as shops are the same as everywhere else. Shame. Used to be a nice place to visit years ago but I feel it is a little tatty now. A good sharpen up badly needed for a major city Main Street

Thank smithy10smithy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Princes Street is one of the main shopping streets. On one side of the street is all the shops on the other is the railway station and the gardens. In between the station and the gardens is where you can get the Tour buses. We...More

1  Thank jksmudge
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Obviously is smaller than Central Park, but for me there's no place like this one to enjoy the grass, a good walk or just the views. Because anyone can't deny that the views are breathe taking.

Thank Nuria P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Couldn't believe I seen not one squirrel after promising daughter they were everywhere. Gardens beautiful as always.

Thank atez
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place offers quiet resting opportunity in the middle of the city. It's location in the valley damps the trafic noise and make you feel more remote. That lovely floral clock is suprisingly small in size and might need some effords before to be found.

Thank ShanghaiJyka
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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29 July 2017|
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Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
Last year market and ice rink up to new year but think closed Christmas day and New Years day. Also check internet for events in Edinburgh. Alan
27 May 2017|
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Response from CClarke2013 | Reviewed this property |
No there is no entrance free. It is open and accessible. Possibly there was a special exhibit in a location in the park that had a fee, but not sure.
Julia B
18 March 2017|
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Response from Mary-Anne M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, sorry l didn't get back to you sooner. lf it's a beautiful day you could spend a good hour walking round l'd say. But in the wet and cold you could dash through in 10 mins! l always prefer to walk through the... More